Cock up at the park

Given the construction, we avoid leaving the kitties alone when the workers are doing their thing. Instead, we left very early and went to the park at sunrise. The last time we were there, we got to watch ducks, geese … Continue reading

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Birdies in the afternoon

My last post was from Stow Lake at dawn. This time we went in the late afternoon, before the fog rolled back in. The geese posed nicely and the water was reflections were pretty. We paused to sit at a … Continue reading

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Duck, duck, goose, goose, goose!

Here are just a few ducks and geese I’ve found at Golden Gate Park. … Continue reading

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Anniversary adventures: up in “our” grill

On March 19th, we celebrated our tenth anniversary. Ok, we didn’t actually. Poor Lastech caught an evil cold, so we postponed it. I didn’t mind and it wouldn’t have been a celebration if he wasn’t feeling well. As a result, … Continue reading

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The Maltese Falcon?

Well, no. This IS San Francisco and the home of the Maltese Falcon, but not this time. We went to the Japanese Tea Garden to soak up a bit of Zen. Instead, the main pond had been drained for maintenance. … Continue reading

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Just another day at the park

Yesterday we ran off to the park to test Lastech’s new phone as we wanted to see how well the navigation worked. We decided to visit the Arboretum in the hope that there might be some wildlife in addition to … Continue reading

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Tribble? In the tree?

I must apologize to anyone trying to access the blog yesterday. We ran into a memory hogging issue that shut us down for the day. It took some work with our web hosts to locate and correct the problem. People … Continue reading

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Early morning at Stow Lake with a bit of Karl (The Fog)

Summer has arrived in San Francisco and with it comes Karl The Fog. I got all the sunshine I needed after spending more than half my life in the desert. Now I just relax and enjoy the fog. Karl hangs … Continue reading

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Springing reflections: from the Strybing arboretum

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard There’s a look on Titanescu’s face that sometimes brings to mind a tortured but not defeated soul. Perhaps a Russian writer after ten  winters in … Continue reading

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Raccooneers of New Barbary Coast: threat over the water

Most San Francisco visitors I encounter seem eager to run through certain areas of the City, just so they can snap a few pictures here and there, before returning to their hotel satisfied they’ve pretty much seen it all… Fools. … Continue reading

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